Like every year, EAVI organized a host of activities to celebrate white cane day on October 09, 2013 this time, to spread awareness about visually impaired in the community. A large number of its members and people from civil society attended the event. In this connection a walk was also organized to highlight the importance of the day. It was started at 05:00 in the evening and was attended by institutions including Sharjah Police, Sharjah City for Humanitarian Services, Dubai Center for Volunteers, Emirates Volunteers Association and Dubai Club for Special Sports. This walk was followed by a ceremony held to honor all the stakeholders for their contribution to make this event a success. At the end, chairman of the association Mr. Adel Al-zamar and his deputy, Dr. Ahmed Al-Omran thanked the guests for their participation.